October 18, 2009

Chronic Dialysis and Death Among Survivors of Acute Kidney Injury Requiring Dialysis

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The purpose of this Canadian population-based cohort study was to assess the risk of chronic dialysis and all-cause mortality in individuals who experienced an episode of acute kidney injury requiring dialysis.   The authors concluded that acute kidney injury necessitating in-hospital dialysis was associated with an increased risk of chronic dialysis but not all-cause mortality.

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